Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s
By Heather Michon
Published: June 22, 2010.
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.